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'm joe krebs >> and i'm eun yang. 70 degrees out there. you can tell it's a soggy start to your work week. rain around the region. it's going to feel like summer again too. >> a limp hair day too. no comment on you. >> it is limp. >> mine is a little bit. >>> the humidity is with us as we've had the rain coming in since yesterday. thankfully, it waited to come in so we could get in the u.s. open in bethesda without any interruption yesterday. now, yes, it's raining throughout most of the region. reagan national now. it's near 70 and raining there as well as much of montgomery, arlington, fairfax, and prince george's counties. a little bit of break in the rain in loudoun county, washington, fauquier. farther to the east-southeast is what's coming down a little harder, northern neck, southern maryland, and eastern shore. we are near 70 throughout most of the region. and upper 60s to mid-60s in the shenandoah valley and the mountains. drippy sky over washington. that rain continuing to fall with a little light fog. it will be here off and on through noontime. this afternoon sun breaks out. h
for joining us for "news 4 today," i'm eun yang. >> good morning, i'm joe krebs. let's take a live look outside to see what kind of a day for golf fans. and golfers out there at congressional. cloudy skies right now. 68 degrees. let's see how things are going to develop through the day. tom? >> next, you should have an umbrella as you head to congressional country club this morning. we do have a few scattered sprinkles showing up on radar. the little patches color in fauquier county, those are some sprinkles. as well as now charles county. they're getting a few sprinkles there. southern part of the county. these are heading off to the northeast. so they are coming closer to fairfax and into loudoun county and maybe crossing the potomac and heading into montgomery county near bethesda, near congressional. there may be a few sprinkles in about an hour, when the first tee times occur. and out on the panhandle of west virginia, getting a few sprinkles as well, now. elsewhere we've got quite a bit of cloudiness. a little sun breaking through. and we're in the low to mid 60s, southern marylan
. in maryland, here we go. this is 270 and shady grove road. you are picking up volume on 270 south. eun and joe, back to you. >>> 6:03. a traffic alert in northern virginia where traffic on route 7 is being diverted. megan mcgrath is live there now with what's going on. megan, good morning. >> reporter: good morning, eun. not a great situation during rush hour. route 7 is closed. you can see the detour here. we're standing on the overpass over the beltway. but the entire road closed in both directions between ramada road and towers crescent drive. not a good situation for commuters. basically, they're being forced, as they're trying to travel in the eastbound direction here. that's what we're looking at from our vantage point. all of those folks being forced to take the ramp and get onto the beltway, which many of them don't want to do. we've seen a lot of folks arguing with the road crews here at this detour. but bottom line is they're not going to let you go forward. they've got a downed power line, a live power line in the roadway. they're not going to allow to you cross over it no matter wh
of this tree that came down. going to take a little while longer. back to you, eun. >> megan mcgrath live in bethesda. thanks for the update, megan. >> let's go to danella sealock with a look at traffic. maybe not going to do that right now. we'll check with tom. danella is here with a look at traffic. she can tell us what the rest of the traffic looks like since things on old georgetown seem to be improving. >>> let's start out with metro. we have a problem on metro on the blue line between franconia springfield and van doren. it's going to cause you delays in both directions. there's a problem with the track outside of franconia, so the trains are sharing the same track in that area. again, a delay on the blue line. as far as the marc train and the vre, we're looking pretty good. here's 270. we still have traffic, major congestion on 270 as you're heading south in urbana. it's going to be blocked for you from route 80 all the way to route 95 here. here's a look at 270 and middlebrook road. look at that. not so bad as you make your way down 270 south. back to you, eun and joe. >> thank y
. joe and eun, back to you. >> danella, thank you. >>> this morning metro is commemorating the deadliest accident in its history. two years ago a red line train slammed into a stopped train near the ft. totten station killing nine people. more than 70 other people were injured. the ntsb blames a malfunctioning electronic circuit for that collision. news 4's melissa mollet is live on an overpass which has become the memorial for those killed. >> reporter: that's exactly right. this is really kind of a shrine of sorts at this point. you can see the pictures of the victims, their names, flowers, even little notes to the people who were killed in a june 2009 accident. much of this was put up tuesday by friends and family. many of them plan to be back out here today for a wreath laying ceremony at the station at 10:00 a.m. the families are still locked in a lawsuit with metro over the crash. the suit could last well into next year. it was, of course, the deadliest crash, as you mentioned, in metro history, killing eight passengers, a train operator, and injuring 70 others. the ntsb determinin
for your morning commute. good morning and thanks for joining us for "news 4 today." i'm eun yang. >> good morning to you. i'm joe krebs of the take a look outside. look behind us. look at all that humidity. 72 degrees. it is wet and soggy. >> soupy. get your spoons out. what do you think, tom? >> it's front porch fan your face kind of humidity. >> oh, man. >> if you doebt don't have the ac. if you do have it, stay in the ac later this afternoon. right now the storms that were looking like they're going to be threatening us are now dissipating, i'm happy to say. they were producing thunder and lightning a couple minutes ago out of the mountains of west virginia. after they moved into the shenandoah valley over the last hour, they pretty much broke up and are now completely dissipated. i don't see any big threat for storms right now. temperatures in the upper 60s in loudoun county, up to frederick county, shenandoah valley, panhandle of west virginia and points east. near 70 montgomery and prince george's county. mid-70s in washington and right by the bay and at the atlantic beaches. away f
. good morning and thanks for joining us for "news 4 today." i'm eun yang. >> good morning to you. i'm joe krebs on this monday, the 13th of june, 2011. let's take a live look outside. what a gorgeous picture out there this morning. 67 delightful degrees. >> finally a break from the heat and humidity. we're going to like this forecast. meteorologist tom kierein joins us with the latest. tom. >> what a change. >> great. >>> we had six days in a row got 90 degrees or higher last week. the heat wave did last quite a while, almost a week. now it's over thankfully. for several days we'll be getting a break from high heat and high humidity. right now a cool and comfortable 65 at reagan national. it has dipped down into the low 60s in prince george's county. montgomery county, many locations in the upper 50s. arlington county, low to mid-60s. farther west,. akrting8 virgi ad temperatures in the upper 50s around much of virginia and maryland in the rural areas. south and east, near 70, as well as around the bay and eastern shore. mountains of western maryland, west virginia, only in the mid-
. >> and i'm eun yang. welcome to "news 4 today" for this wednesday, july 29th, 2011. >> 70 degrees in the nation's capital. tom says we have nice changes headed our way. >> indeed. >> i like it. >>> every minute that goes by turning less humid after we had that front come through yesterday that triggered the afternoon and evening storms. they're long gone now. in the wake of that, just a few lingering clouds. still rather humid around the bay and eastern shore. west and north of washington and points west and north, the lower humidity continuing to move in on a light northwesterly breeze. near 70 in montgomery and fairfax counties. right now arlington and in the district, it's mid-70s. prince george's county low to mid-70s. out of the mountains this morning, it's dipped into the 50s in many locations. over the last 12 hours, the sky has begun to clear out. we still have, though, some high clouds over washington now. there's the jefferson memorial. still a little humidity around. certainly it's been dropping and will continue to do so throughout the day. sunrise in 45 minutes. by 9:
for news 4 today. i'm eun yang. >> good morning to you. i'm joe krebs on friday, 3rd day of june 2011. a live look outside. look at that sun just coming up. green stripe coming down from the sun. makes us think it's st. patrick's day. 65 degrees here in the nation's capital. glorious day. >> very nice. >> yeah. i don't think anyone is going to need the jacket this morning but it is pretty much cooler yesterday at the same time. we take a look back running 6 to 13 degrees cooler yesterday at the same time. okay. temperatures are in the 50s and 60s across the area right now. we've got 63 degrees inside the beltway. chantilly. 56 in aspen hill and damascus. a high temperature today, 80, 82 degrees. 63 right now going up to a high here of 82 degrees around 2:00 or 3:00 today. and we could even have wind gusts getting to 20 manipulate. overnight will be clear as high pressure moves out of here. but then over the weekend there will be clouds moving in. and we might even have a brief shower. more on that coming up in a few minutes. let's head over to the roadways and get a look at traffic wi
photos to women. good morning. welcome to news 4 today. i'm eun yang. >> good morning to you. i'm joe krebs on this tuesday, the 7th day of june. live look outside. 68 degrees now. comfortable at this hour. you can see the miss in the air. looks like the humidity may be headed our way along with some heat, right, tom? >> it's sultry. upper 50s and low 6 0s throughout much of the region. right now 69 at reagan national. near the bay, it's a bit milder. away from the waters, only near 60 degrees. quite a cool and comfortable start. montgomery, fairfax, arlington counties. farther west we're in the 50s in many locations of western maryland and west virginia. and right around the bay, southeastern virginia mid and upper 60s. a few high clouds streaming from the north. those will be with us into the afternoon where we will have an air quality alert for the afternoon. code orange. heart or respiratory ailment stay inside. the sun is up over washington. live picture from tower camera. by 9:00, near 80. by noon time, mid-80s. ought to peak in the upper 80s and low 90s by midafternoon. we're g
for metro. the big difference you'll notice on weekend. welcome back to news 4 today. i'm eun yang. >> it was the end of a long and hot week but it's now friday. thank goodness. june 10th. you'll notice a little difference when you head outside this morning. the question you'll be asking yourself, what's the difference between 102 and 92? well, 10 degrees to start with. >> do the math. >> but it will feel different. >> wait a minute. yesterday was fry-day. we did get to 102. that was the hottest june in 137 years since way back in 1874. oh, man it was incredible. right now things have really improved. we're down into the mid-60s. around the blue ridge, shenandoah valley, weather watchers happily report. closer to washington near 70 in prince george's county. montgomery, arlington, fairfax, low 70s. near 70 in parts of southern maryland, lower eastern shore. a refreshing change occurred overnight in the wake of the storms that kept half of us awake overnight. storms dissipated thankfully. just past 6:00, the sun is up in a partly cloudy to mostly cloudy sky. and the humidity has dro
morning. welcome to "news 4 today." i'm eun yang. >> and i'm joe krebs. let's take a live look. it looks very nice as the sun is hiding behind some clouds on the horizon. they're high clouds. no rain, i guess. right, tom? >> and like blankets, those clouds are going to be drawn away, revealing a gorgeous blue sky. low humidity continue to move in. it's already put humidity levels way down this morning. right now it's temperature-wise, just near 70 in the suburbs west and north of washington. low 70s to mid-70s in washington, southern maryland, around the bay, eastern shore, where it's still a little bit humid. the low humidity is coming your way too. off to our west, it's cool this morning. campers out in western maryland and west virginia. in the mountains they're waking up to a chill this morning. only mid-50s there. over the last 12 hours, the last of those storms way gone now over the western atlantic and dissipating. we have the sky continuing to clear west to east. another view of the sunrise from upper northwest washington. that sun about to get above that cloud deck shortly, and
for joining us for "news 4 today," i'm eun yang. >> good morning to you, i'm joe krebs. and this thursday is the 23rd of june. taking a live look outside this morning. it is definitely summer here in the nation's capital. 78 degrees already at 6:00 a.m. a lot of humidity, as you can see. >> there is a bright side, though. tom has been very optimistic this morning. >> yeah. we're going to get a break over the weekend. but today dress like eun. short sleeves. short sleeves, lightweight clothing. >> loose. >> that's right exactly. we're going to be heating up to the upper 80s. not too hot but quite humid. right now radar not picking up rain near watching. you see the patches of blue, a few sprinkles, panhandle of west virginia and into washington county and maryland. that's drifting up into pennsylvania. and temperatures are mild and muggy on this thursday morning. right now, in the upper 70s, to near 80 right near washington and by the bay. elsewhere, we're in the mid 70s. from the eastern shore all the way to the blue ridge. there's our eastern horizon. the sun's been up since 5:44. that w
morning and thanks for joining us for "news 4 today." i'm eun yang. >> and i'm joe krebs. let's take a live look this morning. sun peeking through the clouds out there. clouds reflected in the waters of the potomac river on this friday morning and less humidity for us. >> we are celebrating the lovely forecast, especially for the weekend. meteorologist tom kierein is here with weather and traffic on the ones. good morning to you, tom. >> there's not as much haze. visibility has improved because we've had somewhat lower humidity moving in overnight and around the region we've got quite a bit of cloudiness. only in the upper 60s in parts of montgomery and fairfax county and points west. from washington to andover, burke, and bethesda, we have quite a bit of cloudiness. it is much more pleasant as we have drier air pushing in from the west. we have a cool front pushing in from the mountains, and that front will be pushing through the rest of the region east of virginia. that will be as this day progresses, and that will usher in even lower humidity as we get into the late afternoon hour
good through northeast. joe, eun. >> jerry, thank you. >> thanks very much, jerry. police are looking into a string of assaults along the metro branch hiking/biking trail in northeast washington. there are concerns whether police even know how to reach that trail. darcy spencer explains. >> reporter: bike, jog or even roller blade on this path in northeast d.c. and you could become victim of a crime. over the past few weeks, there have been numerous robberies. one woman was zapped with a taser as she rode her bike here. >> i'm a little shocked by it because i haven't noticed anything suspicious or out of the ordinary lately. >> reporter: we found out if you call for help, there could be a problem. residents tell me when people have called 911 dispatchers don't know where the path is. this 1 1/2 mile stretch known as the met branch trail opened last year. >> what gives people the impression that the cops don't know where it is? >> well, some instances this year or last year when people were attacked and reporting suspicious authority, npd's unified call center was unable to identify th
us from capitol hill into the investigation of these online messages. >> reporter: eun, good morning. the big question, will there be an ethics probe and what will be the outcome of that. hoist minority leader nancy pelosi is calling for an ethics probe. wiener had said he will cooperate with that, although he thinks he need nothing wrong from an ethics standpoint. he even said he will not step down. that his work here on capitol hill, the voters should decide whether or not he continues. this comes after his repeated and fervent denials that his twitter account had been hacked. he now admits that was a lie, that he actually sent that lewd photo to a college student but accidentally posted it publicly and then panicked. >> the picture was of me and i sent it i'm deeply sorry for this pain has called my wife huma and our family. and my constituents, my friends, supporters and staff. >> wiener now also admits this was not the first time something like this had happened. he says he's had what he calls inappropriate conversations on twitter, facebook, e-mail and even on occasion by phone
for "news 4 today," i'm eun yang. >> good morning, i'm joe krebs. let's take a live look outside. the sun is just up right now. beautiful picture. blue skies, clear air, 65 degrees. nice way to start a day. >> dreamy summer weather we're having. >> convertible motorcycle weather. today starting off with a clear sky. we have cool temperatures, though, now. we have it down into the 50s in many locations. in maryland and virginia weather watchers are reporting this morning, upper 60s in washington, and right near the bay. and on the eastern shore. however, farther west, it's even cooler. in fact, few locations in western maryland and west virginia have dipped into the upper 40s on this thursday morning. the final day of june. and as we look at the sky in virginia, we're looking toward fairfax county in the distance from over northwest washington. blue sky there now. and by 9:00 in the mid 70s. by noontime ought to hit low 80s. mid and upper 80s by mid to late afternoon. it will be a dry heat today. you'll need sunblock and sunglasses. great weather for outdoor recreation and work and we'll s
for "news 4 today." i'm eun yang. >> good morning to you. i'm joe krebs on this wednesday, the 15th day of june. as we take a live look outside. beautiful, beautiful day this morning, 64 degrees out there. nice blue skies, sun just up. here's tom. >> that's the warm spot. elsewhere, it's even cooler. in fact, ten degrees cooler than that throughout much of the region this morning. there's sunrise over northwest washington in the foreground and fairfax county in the distance and a clear sky this morning in fairfax county. it's only in the 50s. arlington county in the upper 50s, near 60 in washington. montgomery county, low 50s in the northern part of the county. loudoun, frederick county, virginia, 40s to 50 degrees. panhandle of west virginia, low and mid-50s. southern maryland near the bay, weather watchers reporting temperatures there in the mid-50s away from the waters. right on the waters, it's in the low 60s. on the eastern shore, they're starting off cool as well in the mid and upper 50s. out of the mountains of west virginia, most locations this morning only in the chilly 40s. yo
grand jury. good morning. thanks for joining us for "news 4 today." i'm eun yang. >> and i'm joe krebs on this tuesday, the 21st day of june, the first day of summer, 2011. we have 69 degrees right at this hour and a lot of humidity out there. if you like humidity, here it is. >> yay. here comes summer. >> our friend and relative humidity. it is with us, and it's going to be with us throughout much of the week ahead. >>> yes, the solstice arrives at 1:16 this afternoon. off to a humid start this morning. we've had a few scattered sprinkles around over the last hour or so. it's really diminished in its aerial coverage. still a few sprinkles in southern maryland. one there in central calvert county. one across the tidal potomac and into the northern neck. a little heavier rain, maybe thunder and lightning in allegheny county and morgan county. that's drifting off to the south and east and tending to dissipate as well. we'll have this cloud cover with us for the next several hours of the temperatures now in the 60s to near 70. by 9:00, we'll be in the mid-70s and still mostly cloudy. goin
krebs. >> i'm eun yang. welcome to news 4 on this july 10th, 2011. all afternoon and evening activities are canceled. and stonewall school has no class today. dominion power, 4200 without power, mostly in prince william and loudon counties. >>> the storm that moved through our area tkpaeufs a little bit of "late show" this morning. this is time lapsed video from around 2:00 this morning. take a look at this. pretty dramatic as the capitol dome is bathed in the glow of spotlights with the rain and the lightning, pretty dramatic. very nice. is that going to bring us much cooler today, tom? >> it has cooled things down. overnight we got relief from the storms that came through. kept a lot of people awake. sky was throwing lightning bolts from last evening until two or three hours ago. now it settled down. no more lightning. we have a few lingering showers on radar. panhandle of west virginia, east of fredericksburg. now moving into delaware. temperatures down into the comfortable low to mid-70s. humidity has dropped as well. visibilities have improved. 60s around the shenandoah valley and
to report. back to you, eun and joe. >> danella, thank you. >>> one more traffic alert. within the next half hour, the national park service will close lanes of constitution avenue between henry becken drive and 17th street in northwest d.c. this is part of the constitution avenue reconstruction project. crews will close off lanes in both directions all this week from 5:30 a.m. and reopen them around 3:30 p.m. in the afternoons. >>> this morning police are investigating a disturbing murder where a man's head was wrapped in duct tape. it happened on the 1300 block of levis street northeast. tracee wilkins joins us live this morning with more on this investigation. tracee, good morning. >> reporter: let me show you the row home where this investigation is happening. right there where the front door is open, that's where police are focusing their investigation. as you can see here, police are still on the scene. they still have the crime tape up, and this man was discovered at 6:00 p.m. yesterday. here's what police are saying right now. they're saying they were called here for the report of a
to you. i'm joe krebs. >> and i'm eun yang. welcome to "news 4 today" for this thursday, june 23rd, 2011. we're going to take a live look outside right now at 5:00 a.m. 79 degrees. it feels muggy already. >> that only means the rest of the day is going to be hot and humid. tom is here to tell us about it. >> one mitigating factor the clouds are going to hold back some of the heating rays of sun. it's not going to be that hot but certainly uncomfortably humid as the day progresses. right now we do have a cloud cover and temperatures are mild, it's muggy right now around the region. we do have a few scattered showers showing up on radar. right now getting a little light rain, northern shenandoah valley, northern frederick county, virginia, into morgan, jefferson county, and berkley county there in west virginia. and it's drifting off toward, looks like that's going to be moving in to washington county, allegany county in the next few minutes. one shower east of fredericksburg. temperatures in the 70s. right now in the mid and upper 70s near washington and right by the bay. and there's the
and south, no accidents to report to you either. joe and eun, back to you. >> thank you very much, danella. >>> it is 5:02 now. today metro marks one of the most somber days in its history. two years ago today two red line trains collided near the ft ft. totten station. killed in the crash, these nine people. eight were passengers, one was the one of the train's drivers. melissa mollet is live in northeast washington, where the collision took place. good morning to you. >> reporter: good morning to you. the new hampshire avenue bridge here is filled with photos, filled with flowers, filled with memories of those killed in the june 2009 accident. much of this was put up tuesday by friends and family, many of them expected to be back out here today for a wreath laying ceremony at 10:00 a.m. the families still locked in a lawsuit with metro over the crash. the suit could last well into 2012. it was, of course, the deadliest crash in metro history, killing eight passengers, a train operator, and injuring 70 others. the ntsb determining it was a malfunctioning electronic circuit that caused the
to "news 4 today." i'm joe krebs. >> and i'm eun yang. it is tuesday, june 21st, the first official day of summer. >> it is indeed. let's take a live look outside. humidity headed our way. going to have some heat as well as we go through this week. tom kierein is here with the forecast. >>> astronomical summer arrives at 1:16 this afternoon. it's certainly feeling like summertime with increased humidity. hotter today than yesterday. maybe add eight, nine, or ten degrees for the afternoon temperatures. right now it's comfortably cool. we've had overnight light rain. some of the area roads are still wet. watch out for that. still a little bit slick with wet roadways. right now getting lingering sprinkles in southern prince george's county, northern charles. and along interstate 95 from dale city to near fredericksburg and slowly drifting east and dissipating. right now much of the region weather watchers reporting low clouds, temperatures in the upper 60s to near 70 degrees. later today -- there's capitol hill under the cloud cover -- we ought to get some sunshine breaking out later this
'm eun yang. welcome to "news 4 today" for this friday, june 24th, 2011. a live look outside at 5:00 a.m. it's 73 degrees out there. already, tom says humidity not as bad as yesterday. and that means we're in for relief for the weekend. just in time, tom. people are going to be happy to hear your forecast >> and i'm to be congratulated for my good sense of timing. >> congratulations, tom. we credit you with the good weather. >>> as we head off to work on this friday morning, it's cooled down into the upper 60s and low 70s in the nearby suburbs with somewhat lower humidity in the air. it's partly cloudy throughout much of the region. right now 75 at reagan national. we're in the 70s around the bay and eastern shore. a little more humid there. farther west and north, a little less humid in the shenandoah valley, blue ridge, western maryland. temperatures there in many locations are dipped into the upper 60s. as this day progresses, we will have that drier air gradually moving in. it might trigger an afternoon thunderstorm. there's a small chance of that, and only a small chance that any
. >> good morning. i'm eun yang. welcome to new 4 today for this thursday, june 9, 2011. oppressive heat. 85 degrees already at 5:00 a.m. only getting hotter. hotter than yesterday, in fact. yesterday was bad, tom. so this is not a good pattern for our weather. >> put this in perspective, the average high temperature this time of year is 82. >> man. >> here we are, it's not even dawn, and we're above the average high. you know what that means. once that sun comes up and stats to cook us, we will soar. temperatures by noon, low 90s. but right now, it is in the low 70s in our western suburbs n fairfax, montgomery county. reagan national is 80. prince george's county, now the upper 70s. near the chesapeake bay, it is near 80 degrees. further to our west, a bit cooler. around the blue ridge, shenandoah valley, western maryland, upper 60s to low 70s. there we have this deep area of high pressure that will be over us again today bringing us another extremely hot day with high humidity in place. there is that thick summer haze over washington. that's a live picture from the city camera. our sunrise
'm joe krebs >> and i'm eun yang. welcome to "news 4 today" for this monday, june 13th, 2011. we'll take a live look outside. it's just about 5:00 a.m. 70 degrees. can you notice the change just by stepping outside? it is much cooler, refreshing, you can tell the humidity has gone by the wayside, and we're really enjoying it so far, tom. >> i was texting the forecast this morning, and all it says is ahhh. that's all you need to know. >>> fresh and cool start. lower humidity has moved in in the wake of those storms, and it's cooling down dramatically. near 70 near the bay and on the eastern shore. farther west and north, it is only near 60 degrees in much of fairfax and montgomery counties. right now mid-60s in arlington county. farther west in loudoun and prince william, fauquier, as well as northwest in frederick county, maryland, it's only near 60. it's dipped into upper 60s in parts of the shenandoah valley and around the blue ridge. west virginia and western maryland, it's only in the mid-50s now as well as much of west virginia. right now in pittsburgh, only 51 degrees. that's the s
she was sworn in as a prince george's county council member. good morning, i'm eun yang. >> good morning, i'm joe krebs. welcome back to "news 4 today." it's thursday, the 30th and final day of june, 2011. beautiful sky out there this morning. pink off there on the horizon. clear skies, nice air. >> ending june on a high note. >> indeed. tomorrow is june 31st and saturday is june 32nd and on sunday the 33rd -- see, we want to keep this same weather going. just keep june going into july. unfortunately it does look like it's going to change for the weekend. but we're going to continue this wonderful weather, though, at least for this final day of june, and the first day of july. right now, we're in the 50s in many locations of the suburbs and rural areas, weather watchers checking in early this morning, reporting a beautiful, clear sky. and it is a cool start right in washington, where the upper 60s now. and it's near 70 right near the bay waters, and right at the atlantic beaches. but away from the waters, we're only in the 60s in most locations. and out of the mountains a few are
an overseas trip. good morning to you. i'm joe krebs. >> and i'm eun yang. welcome to "news 4 today" for this tuesday, june 14th, 2011. we're going to take a live look outside. it's 5:01. we're all going aah, ooh, beautiful sky, beautiful air. you feel so great out there. the moon was so beautiful this morning when we came in too. >> going to be a nearly full moon tonight too. we'll have an opportunity of seeing that. before then, we'll have some clouds rolling in. now, though, off to a clear start. good morning. i'm tom kierein. >>> we're down cool again into the 50s in much of virginia and maryland. and in west virginia it's in the 40s in many locations, closer to washington. prince george's county, low 60s. mid-60s in washington and right by the bay. montgomery, arlington, fairfax counties, now have dipped town to the upper 50s to near 60 degrees. from anacostia to largo, bladensburg, montgomery village, springfield. we have low humidity in place. and a very cool start in the mountains. it's dipped into the mid and upper 40s there. over the last 12 hours, we've had this high pres
to report. this is new york avenue at bladensburg road. joe and eun, back to you. >> danella, thank you. >>> a crime alert in high vatsville for residents there. police are searching for a serial intruder they say is assaulting single women. his earliest attack came yesterday at the kirkwood apartments in the 7600 block of nicholson street. that's where tracee wilkins is, and she joins us live. good morning. >> reporter: good morning. police are calling this a serial intruder. one man responsible for more than ten of these incidents. the latest happened right here in the 2600 block in these kirkwood apartments here in hyattsville. at 3:30 in the morning yesterday, a woman woke up to find a man in her bedroom demanding money. they say he beat her and exited through the same unlocked window he entered through. there have been more than ten cases reported since june of last year. what police are saying is they believe this man is targeting single women who live on the first floor. they are encouraging everyone in the hiyattsville area toake sure they are locking all windows and doors and b
morning commute. i'll be back in ten minutes to let you know the status of this. back to you, eun and joe. >>> right now an hov crackdown set to get under way. in maryland they're targeting drivers breaking the hov rules on i-270. in virginia, they'll focus on i-66, i-295, and i-395 and the dulles toll road. the crackdown is set to begin this morning when the hov rules go into effect. >>> firefighters are set to investigate what sparked this two-alarm fire that damaged this house in the 4400 block of grant street. flames spread to the house next door under construction. firefighters managed to contain the fire before it caused any major damage there. no one was hurt. >>> this morning one person is in custody, and traffic is moving again after a suspicious package shut down the i-395 ramp to route 27 in arlington county late last night. this started when a virginia state police trooper pulled over a driver who was backing up from the ramp. the trooper discovered a gun and a suspicious looking package on the front passenger seat. the trooper called in bomb teches to search the building. the
to report. joe and eun, back to you. >>> a 19-year-old is in jail this morning, accused of killing a man during the caribbean festival parade this past weekend. police charged terry jimenez with the murder of 43-year-old robert foster jr. police say the violence in columbia heights stemmed from a dispute between rival gangs. foster was one of three people shot. the others survived. jimenez was shot in the leg and taken to the hospital. officers arrested him on monday. >>> mark and amanda roe and their two young sons were inside their suv when a pickup truck slammed into the vehicle in winchester, virginia, on sunday morning. it happened on route 11 on interstate 81. the suv ruptured the jeep's gas tank, and it burst into tanks. the driver of the pickup, 20-year-old steven boyce, had a bottle of rum and several beer cans in the truck. >> they were a good, decent family. they never did nobody wrong. right now i feel it's a great loss. >> boyce is facing dui and involuntary manslaughter charges. investigators say his blood alcohol level was three times the legal limit. his bond hearing is e
to say is aaah. >> yes, really. >> eun and joe -- >> that's it? easy gig today. >> all right i'll give you a little more information. you get the picture. it has turned so comfortable. yesterday was just a dream, and our dream continues this morning. yes, even though you're awake you're still dreaming. right now we're in the upper 50s in many locations in the rural areas of maryland, and virginia. closer to washington, low 60s in montgomery. arlington, fairfax, prince george's counties, in washington near 70. right here the bay, low 70s. but away from the waters we are in the 60s this morning. out in the mountains, even cooler. in fact, it's just near 50 degrees in some of our higher locations of western maryland and into west virginia. so quite a cool start there. and over the last 12 hours, we can thank this nice, dry air mass, thanks to canada. they're celebrating canada day tomorrow. and they're bringing us a gift with this wonderful high pressure coming down our way. and there's the washington monument, under a starlit sky. we have the summer constellations up, the big dipper and
interchange. i can tell you 395 is looking excellent as well. joe and eun, back to you. >> danella, thank you. >>> a grand jury has indicted an alexandria teacher on child pornography charges. 35-year-old justin coleman taught fourth grade at john adams elementary school. the indictment alleges that he made explicit videos of underage girls who did not know they were being taped. two of his victims are students at a summer camp in italy where coleman worked last year. if convicted, coleman faces a minimum sentence of 15 years in prison. >>> an assistant elementary school principal in fauquier county also arrested on child pornography charges. we'll find out today whether he'll be released from jail before his trial. a bond hearing is set for 2:00 this afternoon for 29-year-old joshua myers. he's accused of downloading graphic videos involving children as young as the age of 2. a search warrant affidavit also says that myers told an undercover agent that he went to california to have sex with children who were 9 and 14 years old. myers has been suspended without pay from fauquier county school
local school. >> good morning. i'm joe krebs. >> and i'm eun yang. welcome to "news 4 today" for this wednesday, june 15th, 2011. look at beautiful picture outside, 62 degrees. the glow out there on the horizon in the nation's capital, a nice refreshing morning. dare i say, a touch cooler -- can i say cool in june? >> down right chilly. you need a hot cup of coffee to stay warm this morning. >> yeah. >> speaking of which, i just tweeted there are four species of bacteria that exist only on caffeine >> what? >> it's true. i just tweeted that. >>> today you'll need your caffeine and a warm beverage to feel comfortable. we've got that bright yellow moon in the western sky now. live picture from our skywatcher camera, which is bouncing around a bit in a blustery northwest breeze. look at the chill in the air. look at the temperatures. we're down in the low and mid-50s in many locations. you'll need your spring jacket this morning. in fact, out in the mountains of western maryland and west virginia, many locations in the mid and upper 40s this morning. around the bay, eastern sho
to report. it's starting out to be a great friday, eun and joe. >> let's see if it can last. we shall see. it is now 5:11. 69 degrees. >>> ahead on "news 4 today," a major save at the u.s. open, and it wasn't on the golf course. the story is still ahead. >>> and details about a new website that will help you keep website that will help you keep the gas prices are going down, they go back up again. we know saving money is important. this summer, shop with your giant card and save on shell fuel. earn one point for every dollar you spend. every 100 points earned gets you another 10 cents off per gallon. the more you spend, the more you save. i'm saving money at the store, i'm saving money at the pump, and that works for me. more savings every time you shop, only with your giant card. >>> welcome back. at 5:15, a d.c. jury is expected to begin deliberations as early as this afternoon in a hit and run case. jarita davidson is accused of driving drunk when she hit and killed kyla ryan last october in dupont circle. ryan was out celebrating her 24th birthday. a bicyclist followed davidson's suv
cancer. good morning to you. i'm joe krebs. >> and i'm eun yang. welcome to "news 4 today" for this tuesday, june 28th, 2011. >> we already have 72 degrees here in the nation's capital. going to be a warm one, i believe. let's check in with tom kierein to make sure. >>> more humid too. the humidity has increased overnight, and we're going to have a steamy day. right now cloudy, radar showing showers and diminishing thunder showers now just coming into the shenandoah valley out of west virginia. right now they're into the eastern panhandle of west virginia and washington county, maryland, they're drifting east. and all the lightning is gone from that. you can see this trend over the last hour showing it diminishing. temperatures near 70 all around the region except in washington by the bay. mid-70s there. and we'll have this cloudy sky with us through the morning. there's capitol hill under cloud cover. we might have a passing shower over the next two or three hours. after that, a little sun breaking out and into the afternoon. highs reaching upper 80s to near 90 by midafte
but again some significant increases very shortly. eun and joe back to you. >> all right, danella, thank you. >>> today thousands of people are going to be heading out to the u.s. open at congressional country club. golfers will tee off in round one at 7:00 this morning. just getting to that course could be a major challenge for spectators. there is no parking out at the club and traffic is expected to be, perhaps, just the other side of a mess. news 4's john schriffen reports. >> reporter: in case you didn't know, the u.s. open golf tournament is in town this week, so expect traffic delays in montgomery county. wednesday evening along river road in bethesda, cars were already backed up at a standstill, and the tournament hasn't even started yet. veteran traffic officer norman brisett says the biggest problem is fans who don't know where they're going. >> the direction on the back of the ticket tell you where to park, so they pull up, and so where do i park? read the back of the ticket and they look at it, oh, okay. >> reporter: to keep traffic flowing around congressional country club this
these stories for you. joe and eun. >> thanks very much. >> 4:43. 78 degrees. why a current box office hit won't be the same when it reaches dvd. >>> plus, the economic impact of tiger woods dropping out of the tiger woods dropping out of the u.s. open field. man: we need a sofa. something i can stretch out on! woman: ooh... that will go with those lamps my mother gave us. or we could get some new lamps. or we could get no sofa. negotiating, eh? you got it! >>> welcome back at 4:46. well, we've got good news and bad news. good news is that metro may be doing away with the single tracking which causes delays. bad news, it may be closing some stations altogether for track work. metro believes that strategy may help crews be more efficient in repairs while inconveniencing fewer riders. >>> expect slow going this weekend at times on the beltway in virginia. some lanes of the outer loop will be closed so crews can put new signs in place fort wilson bridge project. up to the lane split just eat east of telegraph road. they will be closed during off peak hours and should be opened for monday morning'
krebs. >> i'm eun yang. welcome to news 4 for this june 7, 2011. a park police officer shot a man three hours ago. tracee wilkins is live on the scene with the latest. tracee, good morning. >> reporter: good morning, eun. we were told this man was armed. when police confronted him he was shot. joining us live to give us more information on exactly what's going on with this investigation is sergeant tkaeuft schlosser. what can you tell us about what's happening in the park? >> about 1:30 this morning, park police officers patrolling haines point encountered one vehicle with one person in it. this person was found to be holding a handgun when they approached the vehicle. the person got out of the car. as the officers were speakinging with this person it resulted on the officer shooting on him. >> so at this point no idea why this man was in the park or armed. and he was by himself? >> he was by himself on haines point. they're working on the background on what happened here. >> thank you so much for joining us this morning. as you heard
. and that's just the beginning. good morning to you. i'm joe krebs. >> i'm eun yang. welcome to news 4 for this june 7, 2011. we begin with breaking news off the beltway in bethesda. the exit from the inner loop to river road is closed for a serious motorcycle accident. tracee, good morning. >> reporter: good morning, eun. we just spoke with maryland state highway officials who are saying this is a double fatal accident. two people died early this morning here on the beltway. as you can see here, this is the ramp onto river road here. this is blocked for now as they investigate exactly what led to this accident. one motorcycle. two people on the motorcycle killed in this accident that happened at 2:52 a.m. for now the route to river road inner loop is closed as they continue with this motorcycle investigation. you can see here again this ramp is closed off. they have plenty of officials trying to figure out exactly what led to this accident. we don't have the genders of the folks who were involved. when we have more information, we'll bring it to you. live to you in the studio. >> trac
at the white house on this sunday morning. good morning to you. sit sunday, june 26th, 2011. i'm eun yang. in the news today, family and friends are preparing to pay their final respects to a local team who died whale taking a sailing class. olivia was sailing thursday when she apparently became trapped underneath the sail boat. it appears she became tangled in ropes for several minutes. her viewing will be lasting tributes funeral home 2:00 to 4:00 and 6:00 to 10:00 p.m. funeral will be tuesday at 10:30. a bay you're community church. >>> police and the coast guard are searching for a missing teenager in virginia. the 14-year-old was last seen falling from a sand bar into the a rap handic river near suggett point saturday outside warsaw in richmond county. he is part of a boy scout troop spending the weekend on the river. if you have any conversation you are asked to contact police or the coast guard. >>> 12 people are behind bars after a d.c. voting rights rally this weekend. protesters gathered outside the white house at lafayette park. protesters called on congress to limit its reigns
very light. headed out to catch a train, good to go. metro, vre, marc, no delays. eun. >> 5:12. 66 degrees. a local recall keeping children out of the water. >>> the nully royal couple will not be meeting when they come to the united states. >>> a string of crimes on a ♪ [ woman ] sam begged and pleaded... so i sent him to camp. we'd earned lots of points with our new citi thankyou card... and i put them to good use. he told me about his bunkmates, and how he signs up for every activity. ♪ he even hangs out with the camp director. just like that. [ male announcer ] the new citi thankyou premier card gives you more ways to earn points. what's your story? citi can help you write it. it's like frozen hot chocolate. ah! ah! you got it! yeah, i was just reading what was on the cup. try our new dunkin' donuts frozen hot chocolate. it's like frozen hot chocolate. america runs on dunkin'. >>> welcome back. 5:15. prosecutors say richmond phillips wild juan net ta wright. she was found dead thursday night in prince george's county. her daughter, who would have turned 1-year-old today, wa
going through, getting cooled off. >> good morning, i'm eun yang. >> i'm joe krebs. thursday, the 9th of june. you can see the humidity in the air. can barely see the washington monument out there. the jefferson memorial disappears in the haze. here is tom with the forecast. >> looks soupy. >> has gotten more humid overnight. we thought yesterday was a steamy day. today will be worse. sweltering humidity in place throughout the day. there is the jefferson memorial. reagan national at 79. the hottest temperature ever recorded in june in washington was set on this date back in 1874. it got to 102. we will be near that region today. the shenandoah valley, blue ridge region, foothills of the appalachians, out in western maryland, west virginia, some of those locations are in the 60s. there is that sun up and the thick haze. live view from the tower camera. by noontime we'll be in the low 90s. mid afternoon near 100. it will feel like 105 or higher with humidity. then clouds building late afternoon. upper 90s by 5:00. then changes moving in tonight. we'll look at that at 6:11. danella seal
into effect july 21st. eun. >> tracie potts live on capitol hill. tracie, thank you. >>> a show of support from the state with the motto live free or die. supporting d.c.'s efforts to become the 51st state. she calls it fundamentally unfair they are subjected to taxation without representation. it's just a symbolic gesture. new hampshire doesn't have any saeut in whether d.c. becomes a state. >>> if you were hoping for a tiger woods sighting when the u.s. open comes to town, you're out of luck. he announced via twitter he will not play at the open at congressional next week. this is the shot where tiger actually hurt himself at april during the third round of the masters. he tweaked his achilles tendon. he decided to sit out a month and play again at the players championship. there he made it only nine holes before dropping out of that. woods voiced frustration but admitted his injuries have not healed enough to play. stkpwhraot behalf >> the mavericks played the comeback kids once again in the nba finals. dallas overcame a high fever that plagued dirk nowitski to win over the miami heat.
of states as disaster looms. >>> good morning. thanks for joining us for news 4 today. i'm eun yang. >>> good morning. i'm joe krebs on this monday, the 6th of june. let's take a live look outside. sun is up burning through the haze right now. 65 degrees. still pretty pleasant out there. >>> don't get used to it, right, tom? >> here comes the heat. summer lovers hang on. big heat and humidity mid week. 66 at reagan national. and in arlington county, mid-60s. montgomery county in the 50s to near 60. much of fairfax county in the low 60s, near 60 in prince george's county. near the chesapeake bay, mid-60s. farther west, weather watchers around the blue ridge, shenandoah valley, 50s as well as much of the mountain region of west virginia. we have a clear skies over haze in the air. there's the sun up. our nearest star on the eastern horizon from the vantage point of 300 feet up on our tower. right now low to mid-60s in the metro area. by 9:00, mid-70s. by noon time, near 806789 by midafternoon, make it briefly into the low to mid-80s but not a very humid day today. humidity at bay agai
to be a young mother and her baby. good morning. i'm joe krebs. >> i'm eun yang. welcome to news 4 for this friday, june 3rd, 2011. a live look outside at 5:00 a.m., 65 degrees. look at that beautiful horizon with the orange glo. nice and clear and refreshing morning. >> isn't it? some days you want to move fast. one days you want to move slow. today is one of those days you will want to take ortime getting from point a to point b. people will be calling, where she she? where is he? wind 14 miles per hour. the air quite refreshinging out there. 50 degrees in mt. airy. gaithersburg and germantown, 60 degrees. oakton, 62. and 61 degrees currently in laurel, maryland. all right. by 9:00 a.m. today, up to 70 degrees. by noon time, 77 degrees. few clouds coming into the area. high clouds a little later on today. 5:00 p.m., 78 degrees. high temperature of 2:00 or 3:00 today of 82 degrees. yesterday we were 88. today, 82. on top of that, not only cooler conditions but also again some pretty dry air will be over the area. we'll talk about the weekend forecast, night planner in just a few m
"news 4 midday." i'm eun yang in for barbara harrison. just minutes ago, leslie johnson entered a guilty plea to her role in what prosecutors describe as a sweeping corruption scheme. >> reporter: i just walked out of a courtroom where mrs. johnson pleaded guilty to one count. a 16-page plea agreement that she evidently signed near the end of march, and because of this admission of guilt, she could be looking up to 20 years in prison. this is the video of mrs. johnson as she entered the federal court here in greenbelt this morning. prosecutors say that back in november as fbi and irs agents bang odden her front door, mrs. johnson tried to destroy and hide illegal checks given to her husband, then executive jack johnson. last month johnson pled guilty to charges of extortion and evidence tampering. he admitted to accepting a $100,000 change in exchange for securing a project for at least one developer. he will be sentenced in september. prosecutors say he could face 13 to 15 years in prison. prosecutors say they have phone recorders of mr. johnson telling his wife to tear up and
, no accidents to report. eun and joe, back to you. >> danella, thank you. >>> a woman in ohio will undergo a mental health evaluation this morning after she made a bomb threat that grounded flights at reagan international airport. the woman made the threat at a dayton, ohio, ticket counter claiming a bomb on a u.s. airways flight 2596 en route to d.c. fbi officials searched the plane and luggage and interviewed all 44 passengers on board. no explosives were found. the threat, though, did shut down the airport for about 20 minutes. passengers thought officials handled the situation well. >> when they first told us to get off of the flight, we were a little nervous. everybody went very orderly, and everybody from the flight and from the airport, and it was wonderful. >> airport police in dayton took the woman who made the threat to a mental health facility. so far, no charges have been filed. >>> today in virginia, an assistant principal arrested on child pornography charges will appear in court. the prosecution is expected to ask that joshua myers be held without bond until his trial. myers
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